Bluegrass Fiddle

Richard Greene

A Private Lesson with Richard Greene

Take a lesson with someone who has been called "one of the most innovative and influential fiddle players of all time!" Richard Greene has played everything from bluegrass to rock to string quartets, and he knows all the techniques that will make you a better player. Every minute of this lesson is filled with amazing information. You'll learn how ... Read More

Chops and Grooves

Casey Driessen, Darol Anger, Rushad Eggleston

Rhythmic Explorations for Bowed Instruments

"Feel the boogie!"- Rushad With the help of two of today's hottest young players, veteran violinist Darol Anger shows how you can create infectious, driving rhythms in a wide variety of musical styles. The percussive bowing techniques they teach produce exciting grooves that you'll be able to use to accompany musical genres from bluegrass to Celtic, swing to ... Read More

Contest Fiddling Championship Style

Mark O'Connor
When this lesson was recorded in 1984, Mark O’Connor was just 22 years old and was already a winner of multiple fiddle championships. His musicianship, skill and advanced musical ideas are much in evidence as he slows down his impeccable technique for aspiring players. This lesson will show you the finer points of Mark’s remarkable fiddle style. He lets you ... Read More

Improvising Violin

Julie Lyonn Lieberman

Unleash Your Imagination and Musical Self-Expression!

Leave the confines of the written tune and fly off to the musical freedom of improvisation! Master player and teacher Julie Lyonn Lieberman will help you give voice to your own musical self-expression, no matter what level you're playing at now. You'll learn improvisation techniques in folk, blues, swing, jazz and more. Julie provides important ideas and advice ... Read More

Play Klezmer Fiddle!

Lisa Gutkin

Learn the Melodies, Techniques and Styles of a Great Tradition

With Pete Rushefsky, tsimbl (hammer dulcimer) Klezmer, the celebratory dance music of Eastern European Jews, has been gaining in popularity in recent years, partly through the work of the musical super-group, the Klezmatics. Lisa Gutkin, their virtuosic fiddler, has made a DVD that’s perfect for anyone who wants to delve into this compelling musical tradition.  With Pete Rushefsky’s expert ... Read More

The Fiddle According to Vassar

Vassar Clements
No fiddle player will want to miss this powerful DVD lesson! Vassar Clements' superb technique and imaginative musical ideas are slowed down and brought up close to help you improve your technique, increase your repertoire and expand your musical horizons. Vassar explores more than a dozen of his classic licks, showing how he uses slides, chromatics, double and triple-stops, slurs ... Read More

Twenty Irish Fiddle Tunes

Kevin Burke
Kevin Burke plays twenty tunes from his vast repertoire of Irish traditional music, once slowly for the learning instrumentalists, then up-to-speed to give you the true feel of the tune. You'll learn the melody of each piece, along with the grace notes, rolls, double-stops and other ornaments that make this music so distinctive and that keeps it in the ... Read More